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    • Johnshell
    • By Johnshell 6th Aug 18, 6:47 PM
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    DCBL advice?
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    • 6th Aug 18, 6:47 PM
    DCBL advice? 6th Aug 18 at 6:47 PM
    Can anyone give me advice on this letter?
    It doesn't have any information on from when it was from.

    I remember my wife getting a fine for her permit at work not being correctly shown a long time ago and we ignored it, but this has been sent today.


    Letter of claim
    Urgent action required.

    We act on behalf of direct collection bailiffs limited (DCBL) in respect of a debt due under an agreement between you and northern parking services (north east) Ltd.

    Please accept this as a formal letter of claim in accordance with the CPR practice direction - pre action protocol for debt claims.

    Northern parking services (north east) Ltd.

    My details.

    basis of claim
    You enter into an agreement with northern parking services (north east) Ltd under reference xxxxx. In accordance with the terms of that agreement and previous correspondence sent to you, there remains a balance outstanding. In light of the supporting evidence, correspondence and invoices, you are liable for the sums due.

    amount of claim
    The sum claimed is a total of 482.40 together with further accuring interest as permitted under s69 county court 1984 at the rate of 8.25% (8.50% if after 02.11.12) per annum in till judgement or earlier payment. Costs will also be applied should a claim become necessary.

    To ensure no further action will take place please make immediate payment via our 24 hour payment line on 01302 897022 using reference number xxxxx

    You are expected to acknowledge this letter of claim and pay the debt in full within 30 days of the date of this letter. Failure to do so will result in a claim being issued against you WITHOUT further notice.

    Any idea what I should do next?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Johnshell; 06-08-2018 at 7:28 PM. Reason: Now removed reference numbers.
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    • busby3000
    • By busby3000 7th Aug 18, 6:57 PM
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    Hi Johnshell, I didn't want to jump in on the back of your post but as it's the same generic letter, and as you say you have enough on your plate with your wife being pregnant I though I'd share!

    I have this afternoon sent an email to the BPA as suggested by beamerguy.

    The advice on here is great - thanks everyone.
    • Hollyjaka
    • By Hollyjaka 8th Aug 18, 7:52 PM
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    Same letter
    I have recieved the exact same letter word for word and same amount too, very strage.
    Came across you post looking for advice as it paniced me a bit as I wasnt even aware of the tickets ( we have free work spaces) and im not sure how to respond. The letter is way out of date as it went yo my parents house... havnt lived there for years! !!!128556;
    • busby3000
    • By busby3000 8th Aug 18, 8:25 PM
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    Hollyjaka one thing it is important to do is tell them if you have moved. We did and I let them know. They have 7 yrs (I think) to chase tickets, and I didn!!!8217;t want to miss a possible court case being ruled in their favour because I didn!!!8217;t turn up. Not that NPS is litigious anyway.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 8th Aug 18, 8:30 PM
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    You first need to read up on this in the newbies FAQ thread to understand the game you are caught up in and where you are now ,

    Then if you have further questions you must start your own thread and not post in others like this
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